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Władysław Mirecki

Just Waj – Watercolours Old & New by Władysław Mirecki

Saturday 4th September to 19th September 2021

Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm or by appointment

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Sizes quoted are of artworks. Where enquiries of prices are made on the gallery, the work is subject to availability and the price to change.
Another gap in the hedge 2019
56 x 63cm
Arch 2020
54 x 36cm
Arch and Orchard 2020
54 x 36cm
Bacon’s Lane, Barn 2013
56 x 100cm
Barnard Castle 2020
Watercolour (large)
50 x 75cm
Barn Door 2019
Watercolour (large)
75 x 50cm
Blasted Trunk (Dunwich) 2011
Watercolour (large)
75 x 50cm
Bull and cow 2017
56 x 60cm
Chappel Viaduct 2012
150 x 100cm
Coaling Pier, Greenwich Power Station 2020
80 x 100cm
Colchester Road, Summer 2012
55 x 76cm
Cold and Damp 2008
83 x 99cm
Colne Valley 2005
50 x 75cm
Colne Valley View III 2011
50 x 150cm
Deux Viaducs 1992
55 x 73cm
Ditch and trees 2017
45 x 76cm
Early Autumn, Chappel 2007
125 x 150cm
Fallen Leaves 2011
90 x 78cm
Fallen Trees, Dooley’s Field 2018
76 x 56cm
Field entrance 2020
55 x 75cm
Footpath to Flatford Mill 1 3/4 miles 2018
60 x60cm
Greenwich Power Station 2017
100 x 50cm
Green and Blue 2020
100 x 40cm
Holme Valley, Yorkshire 2011
100 x 150cm
Lane Road, Wakes Colne 2008
100 x 130cm
Near Mistley 2020
100 x 100cm
Oak in winter 2016
122 x 122cm
Poppies with Viaduct 2012
Railway underbridge near Manningtree 2019
67 x 51cm
Rue Boileau, Peret 2017
75 x 60cm
Salisbury Cathedral with gates 2020
50 x 75cm
Scrub 2019
84 x 64cm
St Bartholomew’s, Orford, under floodlight 2020
61 x 42cm
Sunset (I) 2019
27 x 40cm
The Culvert 2008
Vineyard with Hill, Ceressou, France 2012

Władysław Mirecki

15 Colchester Rd Chappel Essex CO6 2DE 01206 240326;;

1956 Born Chelmsford, Essex of Polish parents. He is self-taught, having painted all his life including periods gaining his science degree at Kingston Polytechnic, London (1975-78); as an industrial designer and co-proprietor of Chappel Galleries (1986 – ).


1988 New English Art Club, Mall Galleries, London

1989 Epping Forest District Museum “Artists in Essex”

1989 Beecroft Art Gallery, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex 31st Open Exhibition

1990 Chappel Galleries, Essex Solo Exhibition

1991 Foyles Art Gallery, London

1992 Department of Transport Art Competition, Mall Galleries, London

1992 Deuxieme Salon Biennale de L’Aquarelle, Hirson, France (Chelmsford 1993)

1996 Chappel Galleries, Essex10th Anniversary Exhibition: Solo Exhibition

1997 Singer and Friedlander, Sunday Times Exhibition, London

1997 Beecroft Art Gallery, Essex: Open Exhibition

1998 Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

1999 Jiangsu Provincial Art Gallery, Nanjing, China: Solo Exhibition

1999 Chappel Galleries, Essex Solo Exhibition

2002 Chappel Galleries, Essex Blyth Spirit “Walberswick Artists 1880-2000

2003 Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

2003 WH Pattersons, London Christmas Mixed Exhibition

2004 Royal Academy, London Summer Exhibition

2004 WH Pattersons, London Christmas Mixed Exhibition

2004 Dove’s Barn, Suffolk

2006 Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

2007 Royal Watercolour Society Open Competition, Bankside Gallery, London

2007 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, Mall Galleries, London

2007 Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition Mall Galleries, London: Winner of the Edward Wesson Award.

2007 Beecroft Art Gallery, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex 49th Essex Open Exhibition: Awarded Prize and Shirley Robson Bowl for the best watercolour

2007 Chappel Galleries, Essex ‘Southwold, the East Coast’

2007 Sunday Times/Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Watercolour Competition, The Mall Galleries, London: 3rd Prize Winner

2007 Lynn Painter-Stainers, London

2007 Chichester Open Art Exhibition, Chichester

2007 Royal West of England Academy 155th Autumn Exhibition, Bristol

2007 New English Art Club, The Mall Galleries, London

2008 RWS/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Bankside Gallery, London

2008 Lynn Painter-Stainers, London (third prize winner)

2009 Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

2009 Lynn Painter-Stainers, London

2010 Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 198th Annual Exhibition: The Mall Galleries, London

2010 Eastern Open, King’s Lynn Arts Centre

2010 The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition’s 23rd Year (2nd prize winner): The Mall Galleries, London

2010 Duncan Campbell Fine Art, London: Solo Exhibition

2011 Exhibition at Handelsbanken, Colchester; celebrating their new branch.

2011 Sunday Times/Smith Williamson Watercolour Competition 2011: The Mall Galleries, London

2011 Discerning Eye Exhibition: Mall Galleries, London

2012 Piers Feetham Gallery, London: Solo Exhibition

2012 Lyn Painter-Stainers, The Mall Galleries, London

2012 Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

2012 Norwich Castle Open Art Show

2013 Chelmsford Borough Museum: Two Man Exhibition with Paul Rumsey

2013 Studio Eleven, Westcliff on Sea, Essex: ‘Kiss the Joy’ mixed exhibition

2013 Royal Society of British Artist, Annual Exhibition: The Mall Galleries, London (invited Artist)

2014 March 1st-30th ‘…just as it is…’ Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo Exhibition

2014 September Sunday Times/ Smith Williamson Watercolour Competition: The Mall Galleries, London and touring

2015 Lyn Painter-Stainers: The Mall Galleries, London 16th to 21st February 1st prize winner

2015 Piers Feetham Gallery, London: Solo Exhibition 19th March to 11th April

2016 The Arborealists: St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington, Hampshire

2017 John Russel Gallery, Ipswich, Suffolk: Solo Exhibition

2017 The Arborealists: Nature in Art Museum Art Gallery,Twigworth, Gloscester

2017 The Arborealists: Les Dortoirs des Moins, St Benoit, Poitiers, France

2018 March 3rd – 1st April Chappel Galleries, Essex: Solo exhibition

2018 The Arborealists: John Davies Gallery, Moreton-in-Marsh June dates tba
Black Swan Arts, Frome 20 July – 2 September
St Ives Society of Artists 29 September – 24 November

2019 Les Arborealistes: Collegiate Saint-Croix, Loudin

2019-2020 Arborealists at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

2020 Coastal Scenes Exhibition 2020 Solo exhibition 20th June to 19th July Chappel Galleries, Essex

2020 Browse & Darby, London ‘Six Painters’ selected by Andrew Lambirth 10 September to 8 October

2021 ‘Being with Trees Gustavo Bacarisas, Galleries, Gibraltar

2021 ‘Concrete Castles’ Bodmin Keep Cornwall 27 July – 4 December

2021 Chappel Galleries ‘Just Waj’ Watercolours Old & New by Wladyslaw Mirecki 4 – 19 September


1989 Essex County Council

1999 Jiangsu Province Art Museum, People’s Republic of China

1999 Jiangsu Province Department of Culture, People’s Republic of China

2000/09 Chelmsford Museums, Essex

2000 Ipswich Borough Council Museums & Galleries, Suffolk

2012 Colchester and Ipswich Museums (on behalf of Colchester Borough Council)

2016 Beecroft Art Galley/Southend on Sea Museum, Essex

2016 Our Lady Immaculate, Catholic Primary School, Chelmsford, Essex

2018 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

2019 National Railway Museum, York


2000 February Edition, Jiangsu Art Monthly

2000 April Edition, Artists & Illustrators Magazine

2003 ‘A Walk in the Country’: Introduction by Richard Scott – 32pp Monograph, Published by Chappel Galleries, Essex

2006 “Southwold: An Earthly Paradise” by Geoffrey Munn.

2006 Wladyslaw Mirecki at Fifty: Introduction by Simon Frazer – 32pp Monograph, Published by Chappel Galleries, Essex

2006 BBC Television Programme: ‘Seven Man-made Wonders of the East’ featuring, Mirecki and his paintings of Chappel Viaduct

2003 2009 ‘On My Doorstep’: Introduction by Laura Gascoigne published by Chappel Galleries, Essex

2009 The Spectator “Winter Fine Arts” by Andrew Lambirth November issue

2009 Jackdaw Magazine “Easel Words” May/June issue

2009 The Artist Magazine “Masterclass” November issue

2009 Pratique des Arts, France issue no. 89 November 2009 – feature.

2010 Duncan Campbell exhibition brochure: Introduction by Andrew Lambirth

2012 Jackdaw Magazine Jan/Feb 2012 page 36 : News ‘That Beckham Tattoo’

2012 ‘Closely Observed’ Landscape – East Anglia and Beyond: Introduction by Andrew Wilton published by Piers Feetham Gallery, London.

2012 Lynn Painter Stainers catalogue page 11 ‘Holme Valley, Yorkshire’

2012 ‘Around and About: Introduction by David Lee editor of ‘Jackdaw’ published Chappel Galleries, Essex.

2014 ‘…just as it is…’ Introduction by Mark Curteis, Curator Chelmsford Museum, published by Chappel Galleries, Essex

2015 ‘New Landscape Watercolours’ Introduction by Andrew Lambirth, published by Piers Feetham Gallery

2016 The Arborealists – The Art of the Tree Introduction by Tim Craven, curator Southampton City Art Gallery published by Sansom & Co.

2017 Les Arborealists L’art des arbres

2018 “…Stand stable, here / And silent be…”: Introduction by Frances Spalding 32pp Monograph Published by Chappel Galleries, Essex

2018 2018 The Arborealists and other Painters, John Davies Gallery, Gloucestershire